Former President Barack Obama called French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron on Thursday to wish him “all the best” in the days leading up to the election, but the call was not an endorsement, according to an Obama spokesman.
Former President Barack Obama plans to visit Germany in May to sit down with German Chancellor Angela Merkel for a panel discussion on democracy, returning to the international stage after what will be four months out of the White House.
Another group of Serbian nationals was jailed by Montenegrin authorities Wednesday in connection to a suspected Russian coup plot that aimed to block the Balkan country from joining NATO.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis said Friday that President Trump has given NATO his “full support” two days after the Pentagon chief called on the alliance to spend more on defense or risk seeing the United States “moderate its commitment.”
Secretary of Defense James Mattis said Thursday that the United States is not ready to collaborate with Russia militarily to fight threats like the Islamic State and other terrorist groups.
European NATO allies agreed on Thursday to jointly buy planes and submarines and possibly open a new command headquarters for elite troops as Europe seeks to show the United States it is serious about its own security.
Russian legislators “made fun” of President Barack Obama for being “too soft” on Russia after it annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in 2014, according to a NATO expert.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis told NATO allies on Wednesday that they need to contribute more money to the alliance’s common defense if they do not want to see the United States “moderate its commitment.”